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‘Resident Evil 6′ Production Pushed To 2015

deadline.com – Filming on the sixth installment of the Resident Evil horror franchise has been postponed from its fall start to next year, Constantin Film officially announced today. And with good reason: series star Milla Jovovich and Resident Evil: The Final Chapter writer-director husband Paul W.S. Anderson are expecting their second child. 1 day 8 hours ago via jackiechan
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BAFTA sets key awards dates

screendaily.com – Timetable revealed for the EE British Academt Film Awards. 1 day 15 hours ago via brucelee
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'Blackfish' Director Talks SeaWorld Revenue Drop: "People Are Truly Willing to Change Ethically"

feedproxy.google.com – Last summer's controversial documentary centered on killer whales in captivity. 1 day 15 hours ago via donnieyen
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Rumor: Activision Forming Movie Studio Division

feedproxy.google.com – Looks like Activision likes the way Ubisoft is doing business. Not in the video game space; there, Activision has Ubi beat. But when it comes to creating movies based on original game titles, Ubi seems like it has a good thing going. The company started handling development of game to film projects via an internal division, and that led to projects such as Assassin’s Creed with Michael Fassbender and Splinter Cell with Tom Hardy, among others. 2 days 9 hours ago via brucelee
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In the Race for Oscars, Toronto Puts Up a Hurdle

rss.nytimes.com – The Toronto International Film Festival has closed its first four days to any movie that previously played elsewhere, a move that some think will threaten smaller films’ Oscar chances. 2 days 9 hours ago via jetli
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Will Disney Take ‘Pirates 5′ Down Under Using ‘20,000 Leagues’ Tax Incentive?

deadline.com – While Hollywood has been fighting to get new tax incentives cleared by Sacramento that would help stem runaway production, Australia has faced its own battle to push for legislation that would allow it to be more competitive as a location destination. In recent years, the strong Oz dollar has hampered Australia's ability to attract large-scale foreign films, but one mega-production may soon be setting sail for the Gold Coast.

3 days 5 hours ago via jackiechan
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‘Expendables 3′ Flop Shows Danger of Pre-Release Piracy, Expert Says

variety.com – “The Expendables 3″ flopped at the box office last weekend, the victim of scathing reviews and a concept that was looking bruised and battered by round three. It was also hindered by widespread piracy, as a high-quality copy of the film that leaked online three weeks before it premiered was downloaded by an estimated 2.2 million... 3 days 8 hours ago via donnieyen
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‘Expendables 3’ Illegally Downloaded 5 Million Times, But Still Isn’t Top Hit for Pirates

variety.com – Pirates have voted on “The Expendables 3″ with their clicks — and it turns out the Sylvester Stallone-starrer hasn’t been astoundingly popular among digital thieves, relatively speaking. As of Sunday, 5.12 million people worldwide had pirated “Expendables 3” since a high-quality copy hit torrent-sharing sites July 23, according to piracy-tracking firm Excipio. 3 days 8 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Watch: BAFTA’s 8-Minute Crash Course On The Importance Of Cinematography

fb.indiewire.com – If you already know that DP stands for Director of Photography and not a pornographic act that requires exceptional acrobatic prowess, BAFTA’s brief documentary about the role of a cinematographer probably won’t give you much information you already didn’t know. 3 days 10 hours ago via brucelee
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Rob Schneider Blames Robin Williams’ Suicide on Drugs for Parkinson's Disease

thewrap.com – Former “Saturday Night Live” cast member and comedy star Rob Schneider is blaming the pharmaceutical industry for Robin Williams‘ death. Following Friday's revelation that the comedy legend was suffering from the early stages of Parkinson's disease, Schneider took to Twitter to link Williams’ suicide to the drugs he was taking to treat the degenerative disorder.

3 days 13 hours ago via brucelee
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UPDATED: ‘Midnight Rider’ Exec Producer Jay Sedrish Pleads Not Guilty

deadline.com – Jay Sedrish, the executive producer/unit production manager, waived his right for an arraignment early this morning and has entered a Not Guilty plea to criminal trespassing and involuntary manslaughter in the death of 27 year-old assistant camera woman Sarah Jones. The young woman died on the set of the film Midnight Rider in GA on the first day of shooting February 20 after a train hit a metal bed that was placed on the tracks to… 3 days 13 hours ago via donnieyen
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Nintendo Responds to Robin Williams in Zelda Petition

ign.com – Nintendo has responded to a fan petition asking for the late Robin Williams to be immortalised in a future The Legend of Zelda title. A Nintendo spokesperson spoke to Polygon to extend condolences to Williams' family and share how respected the actor was at the company, while refusing to be drawn into promising anything.

3 days 15 hours ago via brucelee
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Will Robin Williams Be Part of the New 'Legend of Zelda' Game?

feedproxy.google.com – New online petition asks Nintendo to tribute the late actor in the 2015 release. 6 days 12 hours ago via theothersenhman
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China’s Alibaba Discovers Possible Accounting Fraud in Newly Formed Film Unit

feedproxy.google.com – Alibaba Pictures, the recently formed film production arm of the e-commerce and entertainment giant says it won’t be able to publish interim results on time. 6 days 19 hours ago via theothersenhman
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'Midnight Rider' Production Company Cited for Willful, Serious Safety Violations in Death of Sarah Jones

feedproxy.google.com – The camera assistant was struck and killed by a train on the set of the Gregg Allman biopic. 1 week 7 hours ago via jetli
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